75 per cent of the population in Kerala goes to private medical institutions for treatment. Three-fourths of people rely on small clinics, nursing homes and hospitals. These play a major role, especially in rural areas,” comments Sara John, CPPR Senior Project Associate.
Here is the news story published on The New Indian Express on 13th August Monday, referring to the study conducted by CPPR on ‘Relevance of Small Private Medical Institutions to Sustain the Health Care System in Kerala’.
To view the full study, click on this link: ‘Unravelling the Paradox of Kerala’s Health Sector: Relevance of Small Private Medical Institutions to Sustain the Health Care System in Kerala‘